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Vancouver Bellingham Mount Vernon Stanwood Everett Edmonds Seattle Tukwila Tacoma Olympia/Lacey Centralia Kelso/Longview Vancouver, WA Portland Oregon City Salem Albany Eugene

pacific central station

Pacific Central Station

Pacific Central Station

1150 Station Street
Vancouver, Canada V6A 4C7

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Expand your urban experiences in Vancouver, B.C., by visiting the revitalized neighborhood of Yaletown, shopping on Robson Street, or enjoying Asian cuisine in Chinatown.


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bellingham

Bellingham Station

Fairhaven Station
401 Harris Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

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Beautiful sunsets over Puget Sound illuminate the charms of Bellingham. Explore this small town with a big soul—historic neighborhoods, museums, and Western Washington University.

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mount vernon

Mount Vernon Station

Skagit Station
105 East Kincaid
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

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Nestled between the San Juan Islands and North Cascades, Mount Vernon is an adventurer's paradise.

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stanwood

Stanwood Station

Stanwood Station

27111 Florence Way
Stanwood, WA 98292

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Stanwood is the northern-most city of Snohomish County and the gateway to beautiful Camano Island. There you will find Camano Island State Park featuring boating, camping, picnic facilities and endless beachcombing.

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everett

Eugene, OR station

Everett Station

3201 Smith Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

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Visit Everett with its sparkling green outdoors and enticing downtown area brimming with culture, antiques, and a farmers market. Everett Station serves as both a transportation hub and a civic and educational center.

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edmonds

Bellingham Station

Edmonds Station

211 Railroad Avenue
Edmonds, WA 98020

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Stop in Edmonds for antiques, delightful cafes, or a little scuba diving. Voted Western Washington's 'friendliest city,' you're sure to leave with a smile on your face.

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seattle

King Street Station

King Street Station

303 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104

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Visit Seattle, the 'Emerald City' and walk along the sparkling waterfront or tour the gems of yesterday in historic Pioneer Square.

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tukwila

Tukwila Station

Tukwila Station
7301 Longacres Way.
Tukwila, WA 98188

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No exaggeration: this is one of the best shopping locations a traveler can experience. With over 5 million sq. ft. of shopping, you're sure to find the perfect gift or the perfect fit.

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tacoma

Tacoma Station

Tacoma Station
1001 Puyallup Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98421

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There is a lot going on in the 'City of Destiny'. Discover an amazing combination of cultural attractions, historic sites, outdoor activities and stunning natural beauty.

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olympia/Lacey

Centennial Station

Centennial Station
6600 Yelm Highway SE
Olympia, WA 98513

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Learn about state government at Washington's capitol. Visit the majestic capitol dome building and listen to a bill being debated on the legislative floor.

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centralia

Bellingham Station

Centralia Station
210 Railroad Avenue
Centralia, WA 98531

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Take a step back in time to the city of murals, historic buildings, and antiques. Before you stroll through the quaint downtown, take a moment to tour the historic train station, built in 1912.

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kelso/longview

Centennial Station

Kelso/Longview Station
501 S. First Ave
Kelso, WA 98626

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Relive the eruption of Mount St. Helens over 20 years ago at the visitors' center located in Kelso. If volcanoes aren't your thing, visit the Farmer's Market in Longview for plenty of fresh vegetables and local crafts.

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vancouver, wa

Vancouver WA Station

Vancouver, WA Station
1301 West 11th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

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Step back in time in Vancouver, WA and visit historic Fort Vancouver, the Lewis and Clark trail, or Pearson Air Museum, the oldest active airfield in the West.

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portland

Union Station

Union Station
800 NW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

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The City of Roses is in bloom every season of the year. Gentle breezes off the Willamette River and snow-peaked Mount Hood make this friendly city a delightful outdoor and urban experience.

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oregon city

Centennial Station

Oregon City Station
1757 Washington Street
Oregon City, OR 97045

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Oregon City is located about 15 miles southeast of Portland, Oregon, and is the oldest incorporated city west of the Rockies. The city is rich in historical homes, buildings, and museums dedicated to celebrating the pioneer spirit.

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salem

Salem Station

Salem Station
500 13th Street SE
Salem, OR 97301

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Adventure is high in Salem — soar over Willamette Valley in a glider or stay close to the ground on horseback. If you're in the mood for something more tame, tour a nearby winery or watch government work at the state capitol.

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albany

Albany Station

Albany Station
110 10th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321

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Located in the fertile Willamette Valley, Albany lies between the Pacific Coast and Cascade Mountains. Historic Albany Station, built in 1908, was recently renovated and is now a central transfer point for trains, buses and cars.

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eugene

Eugene, OR station

Eugene Station
433 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97401

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Catch a football game of the University of Oregon's Fighting Ducks or stroll through the Saturday Market, one of the oldest in the United States. Looking to avoid the crowds? Try biking along some of the city's 53 miles of trails.

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Baggage

Questions about baggage? Contact Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

carry-on baggage

  • Two pieces per passenger only, each of which may not exceed 28" x 22" x 14" or 50 lbs. (Purses, briefcases, laptop cases, diaper bags, strollers, car seats, cosmetic cases, or equipment required for a medical condition do not count toward this limit).
  • All baggage, both carry-on and checked, must be visibly tagged with your name and address. Amtrak staff has baggage tags available if you need them. Carry-on purses, briefcases, laptop cases, diaper bags, strollers, car seats, cosmetic cases, or equipment required for a medical condition do not need name/address tags.
  • Once on board the train, carry-on bags may be stowed in overhead bins or baggage rack. Safety rules require that all bags be stowed in designated baggage areas and kept out of aisles, walkways, and vestibules. Please bring only luggage you can lift overhead without assistance. Baggage is not allowed in the Bistro and Lounge cars.

checked baggage

  • Three pieces per passenger only, each of which may not exceed 50 lbs. Up to three additional pieces may be checked and an additional service charge will be applied.
  • All baggage, both carry-on and checked, must be visibly tagged with your name and address. Amtrak staff has baggage tags available if you need them.
  • Amtrak Cascades checked baggage service is currently available at: Albany, Bellingham, Centralia, Edmonds, Eugene, Everett,, Portland, Salem, Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver, B.C., and Vancouver, WA. If you are checking baggage, please arrive at the station 30 minutes early.
  • Checked baggage service is available during hours of operation. Visit the Stations page for your specific station hours. Free "Red Cap" service is available to help with your bags in Seattle and Portland.

bicycles

Make a reservation for both you and your bike aboard Amtrak Cascades. There are two options for bringing your bike – you can use one of our onboard bike racks, or box your bicycle and check it as baggage.

Ten bike racks are available on each Amtrak Cascades train. Bike racks are very popular and reservations are required. The cost for reserving space in the bike rack is $5. Bicycle racks will not accommodate tandem, recumbent or other unusual bikes. Such bikes must be transported as checked baggage in a box.

Boxed bicycles do not require a reservation and can be checked as baggage. There is a $5 handling fee for checking a boxed bike. (This is subject to change without notice.) Not all stations have checked baggage service, and baggage service may not be available every day. For more information, call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245). Don't have a bicycle box? Bicycle boxes are available for purchase for $15 at staffed Amtrak stations with checked baggage service. Bicycles usually must be partially disassembled. For details regarding boxing your bicycle, on general information bringing bicycles onboard, please visit Amtrak.


special items

Special items such as sports equipment, strollers, etc. are allowed on the train. Amtrak accepts a number of special items such as baby strollers, golf bags, musical instruments, snowboards, and skis (one board or set per bag/container).

Special items (such as skis, golf bags and surfboards) must be properly packed and visibly tagged.

In most cases there is a handling charge of $5 per special item. Contact 1-800-USA-RAIL for more information.


items not allowed on the trains

The following kinds of items are prohibited as both checked and carry-on baggage:

  • Any type of gun, firearm, ammunition, explosives, or weapon.
  • Incendiaries, including flammable gases, liquids, and fuels.
  • Large, sharp objects such as axes, ice picks, and swords.
  • Corrosive or dangerous chemicals or materials, such as liquid bleach, tear gas, mace, radioactive and harmful bacteriological materials.
  • Batteries with acid that can spill or leak (except those batteries used in motorized wheelchairs or similar devices for mobility-impaired passengers).
  • Club-like items, such as billy clubs and nightsticks.
  • Fragile and/or valuable items, including but not limited to electronic equipment. (Laptop computers and handheld devices may be carried onboard; however, Amtrak accepts no liability for damage.)
  • Animals (except service animals).
  • Oversized or overweight items.
  • Consumption of personal alcohol is strictly forbidden.

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list. Any item similar to those listed, even if not specifically mentioned here, is prohibited from being carried onboard or checked as baggage.

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